Sunday , 25 October 2020

 
CAN SOUTH AFRICA END 2020 ON A MEDAL HIGH?

CAN SOUTH AFRICA END 2020 ON A MEDAL HIGH?

In 2019, Robyn de Groot became the first South African woman to win a UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships medal when she scooped the bronze in a sprint finish at the en ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2020 ABSA CAPE EPIC

You don’t spend months training for the Absa Cape Epic only to arrive at the start of the world’s most prestigious mountain bike stage race with inferior gear. Although the 2020 e ...

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JUSTICE MUST BE SERVED TO MOUNTAIN BIKER’S KILLER

JUSTICE MUST BE SERVED TO MOUNTAIN BIKER’S KILLER

I was standing behind a row of policemen as they threatened to arrest a group of silent protesters that gathered at the Randburg Magistrates Court on Wednesday 29 July where the c ...

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TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – #13

TREAD TOP TRAILS 2020 – #13

We’re fortunate to have such a variety of mountain bike trails in South Africa. From inner-city mountain bike parks to remote wilderness trails, from free-to-ride trails on public ...

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STENERHAG AND RIEDER LOOK TO FORGE STRONG TEAM FOR ABSA CAPE EPIC

STENERHAG AND RIEDER LOOK TO FORGE STRONG TEAM FOR ABSA CAPE EPIC

Jennie Stenerhag is one of the most consistently underrated mountain bike stage racers active today. One gets the feeling that the multiple Swedish champion prefers it that way. I ...

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THE DARK SIDE OF STELLENBOSCH

THE DARK SIDE OF STELLENBOSCH

How lucky are we? The world’s biggest, craziest dirt jump show/competition, DarkFest, happens right in our backyard! For the second year in succession, it’s going to be at Hellsen ...

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SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN – BIKE & GEAR PREFERENCES

SA MTB RACE SURVEY, PRESENTED BY GARMIN – BIKE & GEAR PREFERENCES

The third and final reveal part of our 2019 South African MTB Race Survey, presented by Garmin, focusses on bike and gear brands. Besides our recent SA Women’s MTB Survey, present ...

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DEFENDING CHAMPIONS RETURN IN FORCE

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS RETURN IN FORCE

In 2019, SCOTT-SRAM MTB-Racing's Nino Schurter and Lars Forster stormed to victory in the Absa Cape Epic. This feat was made more remarkable by the fact that they lost 6 minutes a ...

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HOT COMPETITION FOR FNB WINES2WHALES SHIRAZ TITLE

HOT COMPETITION FOR FNB WINES2WHALES SHIRAZ TITLE

When the final race in the three-event 2019 FNB Wines2Whales series kicks off at Lourensford Wine Estate, on the 1st of November, eight teams start with a realistic shot at the ti ...

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2020 FNB WINES2WHALES: THE SWITCHBACK

2020 FNB WINES2WHALES: THE SWITCHBACK

The FNB Wines2Whales Switchback is no simple route reverse. It is a dramatic reimagining of the trails which usually take riders from the winelands to the whales each year. The 20 ...

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